Rule 5005-1 Filing Papers - Requirements - Place of Filing.
Unless otherwise provided, a paper document that is permitted or required to be filed by the Local Bankruptcy Rules must be filed in the clerk’s office. A paper document must not be filed with the judge or the judge’s staff unless the bankruptcy clerk’s office is closed. In the event a paper document is filed with the judge, the filing date must be noted thereon, and it must be transmitted to the clerk. A bankruptcy paper may be filed with the district court clerk’s office only in an emergency.
COMMENTS: Subpart (b) of L.B.R. 5005-1 was reworded and renumbered as L.B.R. 9018-1 effective December 1, 2011.